What Are the Symptoms of Chronic Constipation?

Q:
What are the symptoms of chronic constipation?

A:
Like other diseases, chronic constipation has its own symptoms. Generally, if you have fewer than 3 bowel movements per week, it can be problematic and it deserves your attention.

In addition to frequency of bowel movement, symptoms of chronic constipation include:

  • Difficulty in passing stool.
  • Feeling of incomplete evacuation.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Bloating.
  • Sensation of blockage in the rectum.
  • Hard or lumpy-looking stool.

If such symptoms appear, you may want to try some simple home remedies to improve the situation.

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